Lichfield City Grants Awarded

Published: 28 May 2012


The Mayor, Janet Eagland, with some of the grant recipients at the cheque presentation.

Lichfield City Council has awarded almost £29,000 in general grants to local organisations for 2012/13. Grants have been awarded to 44 separate groups to help their work in the City, and cheques were handed out by the Mayor, Janet Eagland, at the City's Annual Town Meeting in the Guildhall on Wednesday 23 May.

"This city benefits enormously from the work of many local organisations and voluntary groups," said Janet Eagland, "and we are delighted to help them in their work by providing some grant funding."

Grants awarded were as follows:

Lichfield District Arts Association, £4,100; Erasmus Darwin House £3,500; South East Staffordshire Citizens Advice Bureau £3,500; Lichfield Greenhill Bower £3,100; Lichfield Festival £2,400; Lichfield District Council Playschemes £2,000; Lichfield District Community Transport £1,000; Voluntary Transport for the Disabled £1,000; Relate South Staffs £600; City of Lichfield Branch Royal British Legion £520; City of Lichfield Concert Band £500; Lichfield Mysteries £500; St Mary's Centre £500; Lichfield & District Over 60's Club £400; Lichfield Talking Newspaper £400; Dr Milley's Hospital £380; Pathway Project £350; Alzheimer's Society Lichfield Branch £300; 1206 (Mercian) Squadron Air Training Corps £250; Fusion Credit Union £250; Lichfield Branch of Arthritis Care £250; Proms In The Park £250; Lichfield Trent Valley Community First Responders £250; Open Door of Hope £250; Lichfield Competitive Music Festival £220; Lichfield & Tamworth Gateway Club £150; Lichfield Darby & Joan Club £150; Speakers' Corner Lichfield £150; St Michael's Church Choir & Youth Group £150; Wade Street Church Youth Group £150; Johnson Society £130; Curborough Community Association £120; Darwin Walk Trust £110; Duke of York Bowling Club £100; Lichfield Bowling Club £100; Lichfield Crown Green Bowling Club £100; Lichfield Embroiderers' Guild £100; Lichfield Sinfonia £100; Lichfield Young Embroiderers £100; Monks Walk Group £100; National Association of Widows £100; Lichfield Twinning Association £85; Lichfield & District Anglo German Club £50; Lichfield Rail Promotion Group £50.

For more information contact:
Peter Young, Town Clerk
Lichfield City Council
53 Wade St, Lichfield, WS13 6HL
Tel: 01543 250011
Fax 01543 258441
email peter.young@lichfield.gov.uk

The City Council website is at www.lichfield.gov.uk